Amazon Camera Deals For Prime Day 2020: The 9 Best Options

Get snapping with these camera discounts as part of Amazon Prime Day 2020.

Amazon’s reducing camera and camera accessory prices as part of its Amazon Prime Day sale, with plenty to tempt everyone, from the point-and-shoot simple snapper through to the more seasoned pros. If you fit more into the former category, our guide to what to look for in a DSLR may help you out with your buying decisions, so you get the camera that’s right for you.

As always stock is limited and some of these deals are specifically time limited, so if you do spot a deal that’s particularly tempting, it would be wise to jump on it pronto.

Canon EOS RP Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

amazon camera prime day
Image: Canon

The Canon EOS RP is a serious bit of kit with a full frame sensor and compatibility with Canon’s full range of EOS lenses. Normally the body only kit

Read More

Whale’s Resurfacing Shows Danger Persists in the Options Market

(Bloomberg) — Stock traders assessing the looming presidential election and a stalling economic recovery also need to keep an eye on the options market.

Loading...

Load Error

While the frenetic pace of speculation in derivatives has eased a bit recently, it hasn’t stopped, and a chorus of analysts warns the trading remains capable of exacerbating swings in equities. One proxy for the froth still latent in options, the percentage of overall volume represented by single-stock contracts, remains up 19% from a year ago, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. Most of it is concentrated in megacap technology and momentum-driven shares.

Meanwhile, a large buyer of tech calls dubbed the Nasdaq whale recently resurfaced, purchasing around $200 million worth of call contracts on tech stocks in a single day. The Nasdaq 100 Index has gained in all but two sessions this month and just notched its best week since July after last

Read More

Arlo announces Pro 4 Spotlight Camera and more options for buying Ultra 2 HomeKit-compatible camera

Arlo has announced the new Arlo Pro 4 security camera featuring 2K video, as well as new smaller kits of their popular HomeKit-compatible Ultra 2 security camera system.

Arlo’s new Pro 4 Wire-Free Spotlight Camera is designed to give home and business owners an affordable option when securing their property.

It features 2K video with HDR, a 160-degree wide viewing angle, an integrated spotlight, smart siren, and color night vision. Two-way audio allows owners to listen and speak to visitors, and the weather-resistant body enables it to be placed both indoors and outdoors.

The rechargeable battery can last for up to six months on one charge, and the camera is compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT. Additionally, users can add an optional Arlo SmartHub or Base Station, enabling local storage recording, cross-triggering other cameras in the ecosystem, and boosting camera range.

If you’re interested in

Read More

Traders say the Softbank ‘whale’ may be back as options activity spikes for Big Tech stocks

Wall Street traders said that an unusual spike in call options on Thursday shows that Japan’s Softbank may once again be betting on large tech stocks, CNBC’s David Faber reports. 

Multiple sources told Faber that there was $200 million spent on Thursday morning on call options for Netflix, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet, with the investment bank being the most likely buyer. 

“A number of sources in the derivative markets on major trading markets noting that significant call buying, and they all point to Softbank as being behind it,” Faber said on “Squawk on the Street.” 

Reports by the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and other outlets identified Softbank as the Nasdaq “whale” whose massive options activity led to a boom for major tech stocks in August. The news led to a sell-off in Softbank’s stock in early September as investors worried about the new strategy for the bank and its

Read More

Options Announces Day One Connectivity into National Market System’s New Low-Latency Network CTA and OPRA

Options, the leading provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets, today confirmed day one connectivity for all clients into the National Market System’s (NMS) new low-latency network, NMS NET, located in the Mahwah data center in New Jersey.

This new 40 Gbps network, available through Consolidated Tape Association (CTA) and Options Price Reporting Authority (OPRA), enables clients to access essential consolidated data feeds with materially improved network performance, reducing shared market latency to best possible latency. Options’ clients were transitioned seamlessly to NMS NET for start of day trading this past Monday, September 28th, utilizing its improved speed from the moment of production launch.

Options facilitates trading at hundreds of venues worldwide with fully managed colocation services available alongside the firm’s application management solution, combining hosting with rapid time to market, TCO reduction, and best-in-class resiliency and security. It offers a rich mix of hosting,

Read More

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger has plenty of passing options heading into Big 12 opener at Texas Tech

Losing two of the most prolific receivers in program history left Texas with a problem: Where would senior quarterback Sam Ehlinger throw the ball in 2020?

The transfer market and a receiver who sat out 2019 while suspended quickly answered that question for the No. 8 Longhorns.

Joshua Moore scored on the first play of the season against UTEP, graduate transfers Brenden Schooler and Tarik Black both scored, and even walk-on Kai Money found the end zone as Ehlinger tossed five touchdown passes in the first half.

After a week off in which they climbed back into the top 10, the Longhorns open Big 12 play on Saturday at Texas Tech (1-0), which surrendered 527 yards passing yards to Houston Baptist in the Red Raiders’ opener.

Ehlinger spread his five scoring passes around to five receivers. He had to. His favorite targets last season, Devin Duvernay and Collin Johnson, are

Read More

Video service Quibi exploring ‘strategic options’ including possible sale

Recently launched streaming service Quibi is reportedly exploring “strategic options,” including the possibility of a sale, as it struggles to hit initial subscriber targets.

The short-form video service, started by Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg, first launched in April. Since then, however, the service has reportedly struggled to bring in subscribers in a crowded market.

According to The Wall Street Journal, the service is exploring a variety of options. That could include a sale, raising more money, or going public through a merger with a special purpose acquisition company.

Quibi launched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The company is likely to miss its initial paid subscriber target by a large margin, and is also facing a patent lawsuit.

The show’s main differentiator was short-form video content that was optimized for mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. Thus far, that format has apparently left consumers unswayed.

Quibi declined

Read More